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Bend the Arc develops Pittsburgh presence
Local Jews are countering President Donald Trump’s agenda. Operating under the banner Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh, the group, one of several branches within Bend the Arc’s network, is committed to gat...
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Baseball opera with Pittsburgh roots destined to be a hit
It might not have been evident to just anyone, but to Daniel Sonenberg, the tale of a baseball player from Pittsburgh who rose to greatness in the Negro Leagues in the 1930s and 1940s “was an obvio...
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Metro Briefs April 28
The Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the History Center and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh invite the community to “The Gift of Art: Exploring Community Through Art and ...
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Neil Sedaka, nostalgia will be featured at Heinz Hall
At 78, Neil Sedaka is still a prolific composer of new pop songs as well as classical works. But when the singer/songwriter who gave us “Laughter in the Rain” takes the stage at Heinz Hall May 12-1...
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Rabbi Levy’s legacy, still relevant today, to be celebrated at Rodef Shalom
In many ways, Rabbi J. Leonard Levy was ahead of his time. During his 16-year tenure as the spiritual leader of Rodef Shalom Congrega-tion, from 1901 until his death in 1917, Levy emphasized issues...
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Eyetique’s Norman Childs focuses on a new path, new challenges
Norman Childs, the visionary behind Eyetique, has prescribed a new life for himself. Retirement, and a return to projects that for years received peripheral attention due to Eyetique’s demands, wil...
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Yinzers hopes to add ‘Wow!’ factor to the Strip
Yinzers is going downtown after Mike Feinberg Company closed. The move signals the end of one iconic Pittsburgh purveyor and the rise of another Steel City supplier. After nearly 60 years of sellin...
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JHF collaboration with Israeli hospital leads to major success
The fruits of a partnership between the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Israel’s Clalit Health Services — the largest of four government-contracted HMOs — took eight years to ripen, but the ultima...
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Globe Briefs April 21
Tufts student senate passes Israel divestment resolution The Tufts University student senate passed a resolution calling on the university to divest from four companies that do business with Israel...
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Metro Briefs May 10
May 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicole Mezare has joined Temple Sinai as the new director of adult programming. Mezare was born and raised in Toronto. She attended the Royal Conservatory of Music, where she learned how to design ...
'Ahead of time'
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hillel Jewish University Center and JFilm are screening "Ahead of Time," a film about the life of photojournalist Ruth Gruber. Gruber, who just turned 100 years old, will be in Pittsburgh to re...
Collaboration brings Beth El Congregation and JCC together
by Toby Tabachnick
Staff Writer
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Beth El Congregation’s Early Childhood Program (BENS) has begun an unprecedented collaboration with the Early Childhood Department of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, South Hills ...
Looking back and forward on anniversary
by Toby Tabachnick
Staff Writer
May 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Twenty years ago, Pat Siger, a member of the National Council of Jewish Women Pittsburgh Section, happened to see an article in a magazine about a run in support of breast cancer awareness, researc...
Children of survivors retell their families’ stories
by Hilary Daninhirsch
Chronicle Correspondent
May 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
They survived Auschwitz. They were hidden. They came from Czechoslovakia, Austria, Germany, and Belgium. They had nightmares. They were overprotective of their children. They were forthcoming about...
Community celebrates Israel Independence Day
by Toby Tabachnick
Staff Writer
May 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite sporadic rain showers and high winds, much of Jewish Pittsburgh turned out to Schenley Plaza Thursday evening, April 26, to celebrate Israel Independence Day, as well as the centennial anni...
PBT troupe gets orientation for Karmiel performance
by Toby Tabachnick
Staff Writer
May 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The Karmiel Dance Festival does not begin until August, but the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has already begun preparing for its first trip as a company to Israel. On Tuesday, April 24, the PBT hosted...
Metro Briefs May 3
May 03, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Jewish Family & Children’s Service will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m., at Rodef Shalom Congregation in Shadyside. At that time, Joel Rosenthal will be presented with the 2012 M...
PSO to perform free concert at Rodef Shalom
by Lee Chottiner
Executive Editor
May 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free — and possibly unprecedented — “Music for the Spirit” concert, Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the main sanctuar...
Marshak cites need for ‘inclusiveness’ of special needs people
by Lee Chottiner
Executive Editor
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The keynote speaker for last week’s conference on special needs called for inclusiveness to serve the families of special needs individuals and the individuals themselves. Dr. Laura Marshak address...